Our Lady's Church

Trondheim, Norway

Our Lady's Church (Vår Frue kirke) was erected around the year 1200. The victim of many fires, it was restored in 1739, but parts of the thick, solid walls of the Church are obviously much older. The first tower of the church was built around 1640, but the current tower was built in 1742 and the spire was erected in 1779. However, the eastern part of church (to the right in the picture) is identical to the 'Church of Our Mary' from the end of the 12th century.

The Baroque style altar dates from 1744 and rococo pulpit from 1771. There are also chandeliers from the 17th and 18th centuries. On the church wall you can see Runes which were carved into the stone 800 years ago.

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Founded: c. 1200
Category: Religious sites in Norway

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Cecilie Pentha Johansen (17 months ago)
Currently featuring stunning artwork by Gullvåg. Lovely church with friendly staff.
Justine Rehak (2 years ago)
Liked this little gem better than the big dark cathedral. The artwork is not to be missed -- very unique!!
Jo Lee (2 years ago)
Simple humble church with history in the centre of Trondheim city. Outside of the church, there are some street performances, though lively but kind of be disturbing the peaceful atmosphere inside the church, with the noise travelling inside.
Mads Heggen (2 years ago)
Very nice church. Good acoustics too (I played a concert here once).
Diann Hz (2 years ago)
The most nice place to see in Trondheim, not because of the building itself but because the voluntary work done by people there
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